Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI | |
Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2293 Manovināyakavrata / मनोविनायकव्रत
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 2293
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9957943753503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Observance (vrata), rites, and worship of the elephant-headed, Hindu deity Gaṇeśa, called Vināyaka, a form of the deity popular especially in Maharashtra, to celebrate his birthday. The rites are to be performed on the 14th day in the bright half of the month of Bhādra (August-September). Especially focused on the rituals used when inviting the deity into your home. Presented as a dialogue between the legendary king Yudhiṣṭhira and the sage Vyāsa.
- Title from colophon (f. 5v).
- Written in 9 lines per leaf.
- 5 leaves foliated 1-5, upper left and lower right verso.
- Date of manuscript based on dated manuscripts written by the same scribe (Item 2277 and Item 2292).
- Mistakes blacked out. Written by same scribe as Item 2275, Item 2276, Item 2277, Item 2281, Item 2282, Item 2285, Item 2286, Item 2287, Item 2288, Item 2289, Item 2290, Item 2291, and Item 2292.
- Non-Latin script record.
Extent1 item (5 leaves) : 13 x 26 cm
ColophonColophon: iti śrībhaviṣyottarapurāṇe manovināyakavrataṃsaṃpūrṇaṃ // (f. 5v).
- Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity)
- Devotional literature, Sanskrit
- Puja (Hinduism)
- Rites and ceremonies--India
- Yudhiṣṭhira (Hindu mythology)
- Manuals (instructional materials)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- These images and the content of Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2293: Manovināyakavrata are free of known copyright restrictions and in the public domain. See the Creative Commons Public Domain Mark page for usage details, http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/.